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  • 10. Matt Le Blanc only had $11 to his name the

  • day he was hired for Friends. He used his 1st pay check to buy a hot meal- Courtney

  • Cox bought a Porsche with hers.

  • 09. Monica and Chandler's apartments changed numbers

  • from 4 & 5 to 19 & 20. Producers realised 4 & 5 weren't reflective of an upper floor

  • apartment in NYC.

  • 08. Bruce Willis only appeared in the show as

  • he lost a bet to Matthew Perry. He'd said 'The Whole 9 Yards' wouldn't top box offices

  • - proved wrong, he guest starred, donating his fee to charity.

  • 07. In 1993 Matthew Perry pitched Maxwell's House

  • - a sitcom about a group of 20 somethings. It was declined by NBC who were already working

  • on a similar show - Friends.

  • 06. Courtney Cox appeared in Bruce Springsteen's

  • 'Dancing in the Dark' video - she's pulled on stage to dance. She was also the first

  • person to say the word period on TV in an advert for Tampax.

  • 05. Courtney Cox was originally cast as Rachel,

  • but insisted that she play Monica. Jennifer Anniston almost turned down the role to join

  • the Saturday Night Live cast.

  • 04. Monica & Phoebe are the only pair of Friends

  • who have not kissed. In flashbacks & alternative reality episodes, all the other characters

  • have got together.

  • 03. Ross is 29 for 3 years - mentioning his age

  • in seasons 3, 4, & 5. Though the gang celebrate 3 Thanksgiving's between the seasons, he stays

  • the same age.

  • 02. James Michael Tyler was given the role of

  • Gunther as he could work the espresso machine. He had been working as a barista before his

  • role in Friends.

  • 01 Altogether the 6 characters have had 138 romantic

  • relationships. Joey has slept with 51, Phoebe 32, Rachel 15, Monica & Ross 14, & Chandler

  • 10.

10. Matt Le Blanc only had $11 to his name the

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Friends

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    Alex Lee posted on 2015/10/19
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